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News

nuclear

Horizon seeks consultants for £10bn Welsh nuclear plant

28 Apr 16

Horizon Nuclear Power begins search for management roles on Wylfa Newydd project

Kings Cross overview

Argent gears up for next King’s Cross schemes

28 Apr 16

The next slew of work at developer Argent’s King’s Cross scheme could go in for planning as early as next month

useful

Interserve’s £154m waste-to-energy job three months late

27 Apr 16

Client Viridor says delays on Glasgow plant due to issues with sub-structure works and subcontractors

Features

barbour-00

Market review: Holding steady

26 Apr 16

A month on from the Budget, the construction sector remains in reasonable health despite monthy fluctuations

Data

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Lead times: Jan - Mar 2016

25 Apr 16

After a period of increase due to heavier workloads, lead times seem to be levelling off. But fit-out and finishing trades are still in hot demand

More data

Projects

London Wall Place development

London Wall Place: High suspense

29 Apr 16

The construction team working on London Wall Place have extended the usable space of one of the buildings by cantilevering 15 floors of offices out over the pavement by a breathtaking 11 metres

Hansom

Hansom HT

Hansom: One for the birds

29 Apr 16

A theme park in Abu Dhabi dedicated to caped crusaders leaves Paramount London blushing, Cemex keeps a watchful eye on the local wildlife, while we say goodbye to a protector of Britain’s historic buildings

Project news

Shell Centre

Work starts on £1bn Shell Centre

29 Apr 16

First of seven new towers set to rise from Waterloo site

Maggie's Manchester at the Christie Hospital - designed by Foster and Partners

Foster's Manchester Maggie's Centre opens

28 Apr 16

Norman Foster speaks of his personal connections

Zaha Hadid Architects - Sberbank Technopark at Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Moscow

Zaha Hadid Architects picks up Moscow technopark job

28 Apr 16

Bank’s neighbours will include David Adjaye college

Kings Cross overview

Argent gears up for next King’s Cross schemes

28 Apr 16

The next slew of work at developer Argent’s King’s Cross scheme could go in for planning as early as next month

David Chipperfield Architects - Stockholm Nobel Centre

Green light for Chipperfield's Nobel Centre

27 Apr 16

Work on controversial project could start next year

Barca

FC Barcelona's new Nou Camp plans

25 Apr 16

Spanish football giant releases images of Nikken Sekkei-designed stadium extension

Sketch of the week

Sketch High Court India

Sketch of the week: Law court in India

29 Apr 16

This week’s sketch is by Shashank Jain, senior environmental consultant at ChapmanBDSP

Image of the week

Image of the week: 'Her legacy lives on ...'

29 Apr 16

A poster showing the late Zaha Hadid fixed onto the under-construction Opus building in Dubai

Leader

Sarah Richardson

In uncertain times

29 Apr 16

The construction sector has become well used to ups and downs in economic assessments of its performance

Analysis

M62 motorway

Planes, trains and automobiles

27 Apr 16

George Osborne is famously a fan of infrastructure - but is he putting his money where his mouth is?

Comment

Sadie Morgan

Total infrastructure

27 Apr 16 | By Sadie Morgan

Specialist skills are valuable assets for any profession but they work most creatively when they’re flexible and adaptable

Andy Wates

The social network

26 Apr 16 | By Andy Wates

The launch of the Buy Social Corporate Challenge - which will see a group of companies spend £1bn with social enterprises by 2020 - is a catalyst for change. But the concept needs more than money to thrive

From the archive

Archive

This week in 2001

29 Apr 16

Foot and mouth wreaked havoc in the Cumbrian countryside

Legal

Alexandra Clough

Behind Schedule

28 Apr 16 | By Alexandra Clough

A recent judgment in the TCC looks at what can go wrong when parties add scheduled payments into a construction contract

Stephanie Canham

Low pay? It’s criminal

25 Apr 16 | By Stephanie Canham

It is an offence for employers not to pay the National Living Wage. Construction firms will have to examine contractual arrangements

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